Mary Meyer

  • Born: September 13, 1944
  • Died: February 14, 2020
  • Location: Kiester, Minnesota

Bruss-Heitner Funeral Homes

255 2nd Ave SW
Wells, MN 56097

Tel. (507) 553-3124

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mary Ann Meyer, age 75, of Kiester, MN, died peacefully Friday, February 14, 2020 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN surrounded by family. She died after a nearly two-year struggle with cancer. A Funeral Service will be Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM at United Lutheran Church in Walters, MN. Visitation will be Monday, February 17, from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be in Rice Lake Cemetery with Pastor Don Rose officiating.
Mary was born September 13, 1944 the daughter of August and Caroline (Hacklander) Rice in Blue Earth, MN. She grew up on the family farm northwest of Walters and attended school in Walters and Kiester, graduating from Kiester High School in 1962. Mary went to Westmar
College in LeMars, Iowa and finished her degree in elementary education at Mankato State University. She taught elementary education, preschool, and Head Start in the communities of Walters, Kiester, Frost, and Albert Lea, MN. Mary was united in marriage to James Meyer on January 30, 1965 at Rice Lake Evangelical United Brethren Church. Together they had five
sons; Paul, Mark, John, David, and Thomas. James and Mary farmed all of their 55 married years. Mary was involved in church, 4H, school activities, being a farm wife, and being a supporter of her family. Her family, and especially her grandkids, were the joy of her life, and she supported them in every way possible.
Mary is survived by husband James, sons Paul of Kiester. MN; Mark, his wife Pepper, children Malia, Cooper, and Libby of St. Paul, MN; John, his wife Kimberly, children Leah, Isaac, and Madison of Walters, MN; David, his wife Becky, children Caleb, Noah, and Luke of Baxter, MN; Thomas, his wife Heather, children Hannah, Elizabeth, and Mitchell of Kiester, MN. She is also survived by her brother Kenneth Rice and his wife Ruth of Columbia Heights MN, and sister, Carolyn Sabinish of Albert Lea, MN, along with many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, August and Caroline
Rice, her father and mother-in-law, Evert and Oda Meyer, and sister Valera Rice.